Edgar B. Herwick III of WGBH’s Curiosity Desk was in Miami last week, lending a hand to our colleagues at WLRN, a fellow NPR Station. He tells WGBH's Morning Edition that in the wake of Hurricane Irma, Miami clearly looks like it has been hit by a storm, but it could have been much worse.

"I think they definitely feel like they dodged a bullet," he said. "There were some, you know, issues that they faced, power outages, water boil alerts, things like that, but they definitely have a feeling of, we dodged one here."